CROSBY BRITISH LEGION.
 
 
    The ladies' and mens' sections of this branch had a series of events in the Reading Room, Crosby. Mr. DAVIDSON presided.
 
    A box of artificial flowers from the Earl of Haig poppy factory, London were sold in aid of the fund for disabled ex-servicemen.
 
    A sale of work was afterwards held, and was opened by Mr. J. DAWSON, Irlam, Lancs., late of Park View, Crosby. The stallholders were Mrs. F. NICHOL and Mrs. Walker JACKSON.
 
    A public tea was served by:
 
Mrs. TEMPLE
 
Mrs. W. PATTINSON
 
Mrs. E. RAY
 
Mrs. Rd. TIFFIN
 
Mrs. J. HUNTER
 
Miss. ARMSTRONG (Crosby)
 
Mrs. DARBY
 
Mrs. J. W. LIGHTFOOT (Crosby Villa)
 
Mrs. NICHOLSON (Allerby)
 
    Mr. J. MAXWELL's, (Waverbridge) Orchestra rendered selections during tea.
 
    A Kodak cinema display was given by J. W. PICKERING, Maryport, assisted by Mr. H. HUNTER, Crosby, who were thanked by the Chairman.
 
    A cake given by Miss. TEMPLE, was won by Miss. BIRKETT, Crosscanonby.
 
    A whist drive was also held and well patronised.
 
Ladies:
 
1. Mrs. T. IRVING, Crosby
 
2. Miss. Lily ALLAN, Bullgill
 
3. Mrs. ELAND, Crosby
 
Gentlemen:
 
1. Mr. J. NICHOLSON, Allerby
 
2. Thomas THOMLINSON, Crosby
 
3. Robert WILSON, Crosby
 
Wm. HYSLOP, Crosby Villa, hidden number
 
J. W. LIGHTFOOT, consolation
 
    A hookey mat, given by Mrs. J. BELL was won by Mr. R. JOHNSTON, jun., West Street, Aspatria.
 
    The events were all well patronised and were much appreciated. The proceeds are in aid of the Legion Fund and the summer outing for ex-servicemen's children.
 
 
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